Definition of Damnation

1. Noun. The act of damning.

Generic synonyms: Denouncement, Denunciation
Derivative terms: Damn



2. Noun. The state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell.
Exact synonyms: Eternal Damnation
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Fire And Brimstone
Derivative terms: Damn

Definition of Damnation

1. n. The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation.

Definition of Damnation

1. Noun. The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation. ¹

2. Noun. Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the punishment itself. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damnation

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Medical Definition of Damnation

1. 1. The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation. 2. Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the punishment itself. "How can ye escape the damnation of hell?" (Matt. Xxiii. 33) "Wickedness is sin, and sin is damnation." (Shak) 3. A sin daserving of everlasting punishment. "The deep damnation of his taking-off." (Shak) Origin: F. Damnation, L. Damnatio, fr. Damnare. See Damn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damnation

damn and blast
damn it
damn skippy
damn straight
damn the torpedoes
damn well
damn with faint praise
damn your eyes
damn your hide
damnability
damnable
damnableness
damnablenesses
damnably
damnation (current term)
damnations
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damndest
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damned
damned if one does and damned if one doesn't
damned well
damneder
damnedest
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damner
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damnest

Literary usage of Damnation

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1. The Victor Book of the Opera by Henry William Simon (1915)
"His /,<i damnation de Faust was quite coldly received by the French public. Ten years after his death, however, what a change began ! ..."

2. The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of Seventy Grand Operas with Three by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1912)
"Le damnation de Faust, 3 best known work, originally written as an oratorio, but which has since been adapted r the stage, was first produced in 1846 and ..."

3. The Victrola Book of the Opera: Stories of the Operas with Illustrations by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1921)
"... its English equivalent is "The damnation of Faust.") FAUST soliloquizes upon the vanity of life; young folk are heard in the distance, then Hungarian ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"And since in this system eternal damnation, too, finds its only ... is not really free to sin. and that demerits cannot be the cause of eternal damnation. ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"In the 'damnation of Theron Ware' is depicted the tragedy of a weak and crude character suddenly put in touch with a higher intellectual and emotional life, ..."

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